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's arm of amputated, spent 21 months recooperating from the wounds in an army hospital in michigan. during that, he met a lifetime friend, future majority leader bob dole, another young gi who had been also wounded in the european theater. senator dole told senator inouye he planned to go to law school and eventually serve in congress. dan inouye was elected to congress in 1959 as hawaii's first congressman. bob dole was elected to congress a year later. senator inouye always joked, i went with the dole plan, and i beat him. three years later, dan inouye was elected to the senate being a soft powerful voice for the people of hawaii ever since. although senator inouye was an unabashedded progressive democrat, he always put his country first and his party second. dan was a vibrant and vital presence in the senate, and in death, he'll remain a legend. his last words on earth, aloha, and it is with a heavy heart that i, we, bid aloha, good-bye, to a friend of the senate, daniel ken inouye. >> good morning. on behalf of the united states house of representatives, i extend sincere condol
counterweight hezekiah spent a lot of time with, john dingell, democrat from michigan has been serving since 1955 and previous to him, his father served in the same congressional district until his father died and his son ran and took his place. dingell used to be thought of as liberal. no to think of him as a liberal now. democrats don't because they marginalize him. they didn't find him liberal to keep them on as chairman of the all powerful commerce committee. i show it to you that even with democrats than it can already, even being removed from the pecking order of power is able to get things done. this one-of-a-kind us how to pull strings on behalf of this district and get parts appropriated, to get bills passed. he passed his pipeline safety bill come essentially regulation bill during the tea party congress almost unheard of. but t-tango is a think a dying breed. his philosophy is to govern from the center. he began writing a bill, which means to bring everybody on board and get them in a room and talk about what they would like. it's not the way of works in today's zero-sum politics
didn't match. in michigan, if you don't have photo i.d., you still should be able to vote if you sign an david -- affidavit attesting you're the person. that's not an option that is often given to the vote, and even if the voter asks for it, there's resistance. so we had a number of problems with that. virginia there was confusion with people around i.d. because you have a new law that went into effect where you had multiple forms of i.d. we got reports of people were being told they had to show a photo i.d. so, in texas, during early vote there was confusion about the i.d. requirement. didn't get as much of that on election day in texas. we didn't hear as many reports in south carolina to be hospital about been cows about that we thought we would. so it was mixed. it affect the entire progression because it created confusion about what was required to vote and what wasn't. that was definitely an impact we saw. >> i think we might not agree on this one but maybe. >> yeah. i guess at least from the voter i.d. stuff, anything we can do to make sure to minimize voter fraud is bett
to adopt the so-called michigan -- essentially when an error or an outcome, an unexpected outcome takes place that is related to an error, there is immediate apology and a very rapid resolution potentially with some financial compensation. and that arrangement the option of going to a lawsuit remains but pursuing a lawsuit drops radically. >> is sometimes called the time sorry model. next question? yes. >> my name is cooper and i'm with -- i am taking up on dr. patel's mention. in the context of the exchange question that was raised, it seems to me, i shouldn't say simple, but the available solution for addressing many of these problems particularly from a -- point of view is centralization. the premise of his book was to associate every time of profit in the country and to community hospitals, medical schools, community centers and to use the leverage of that collected to move beyond the spider legs at that table to the supply led to the information technology leg, is to the insurance leg and instead of being on the defensive, which as david cay johnston's critique of the good guys in
scoring based upon race. if they do that, they might run afoul of the michigan problem. assigning numbers to it, which creates another type of problem. it is possible that ms. fisher might have been admitted to a summer program under which texas and that the number of people who are not admitted to regular programs. it's not clear to me whether she actually tried to get into that program. in any event, she was not actually admitted it. one of the arguments that she made is it is impossible to reconstruct what would've happened. and that maybe this is a lawsuit which could prevent the university of texas from going forward with this program in the future. the problem from ms. fisher's perspective is she has already completed the university. this is not a class action. she has not sought an injunction against future use of the program because she would have no standing. the only thing she is seeking at this time is monetary damages. the damages she has claimed as far as i am aware that she paid an application fee of $100 or something of that range. and she wants that feedback. we are not cl
the honorable gentleman from michigan, mr. dingell for five minutes. >> my accommodations for this hearing released about were doing and i commend you for that. these questions will be yes or no. first, mr. chairman, section 6403 e. requires the commission to court and it was canada and mexico when authorizing the reassignment and reallocation of broadcast frequencies. is that correct? >> yes. >> mr. chairman, i would note some court cases that took place for the dtv transition and took a very long time. is that correct? >> yes. >> mr. chairman coble the commission commit to negotiating who will arrange for canada and mexico is mentioned in paragraph 34 the commission's notice of proposed rulemaking before repacking broadcast frequencies, yes or no? >> we are committed to working with canada and mexico. >> is that a yes or no? >> i'd have to look to give an accurate answer. >> or rhubarb requires you to do it. >> we will comply with the law. >> i hope so. >> mr. chairman commend section 60432 requires the commission to make all reasonable efforts to preserve as of the date of the enactment
him to in michigan, senator inouye made his two lifelong friends, one senator bob dole, who as we know, became majority leader here in the senate and the republican nominee for president of the united states. and his other lifetime friend is the late senator phil hart, who was known as the conscience of the senate and the hart building, the massive senate office building, is named after him. asked by his son why after being classified as an enemy alien he and the members of the 442nd fought so heroically, senator inouye said in his usual, calm man, for the children. and for the children there could be no finer role model than senator dan inouye. he was a recipient of the medal of honor, a congressional gold medal, the highest honor can bestow. he served the distinguished service cross, a bronze star for valor and, of course, a purple heart. dan inouye showed the same dedication in congress he displayed on if battlefield. i want to take just a little bit here, mr. president, and talk about a meeting that i had, i mentioned it very previously last night but it was ten days ago. i knew se
research scientist at university of michigan institute for social research and principal investigator of the monitoring since its inception in 1975, which is an amazing he's provided them the trend uses the money for our country. and many national international bodies in a wide variety of issues including of course alcohol and various illicit drugs. alter the podium over to dr. johnston. [applause] >> please so many are so many of you turned out. it's a pleasure to again announce results from this study journey direct your kerlikowske, assistant secretary >> translator: koh and the/year hopefully next. despite others whose we actually get younger. each time we do a survey. a special orange and a very spirit i'm going to start a focus on some of the highlights that are most interesting and most important they fear one of those has to tell bath salts. here at a lot of the press about that salt and how dangerous they can be and i think i believe that. but i don't believe there's been any very good empirical evidence of how expensive their uses and for the first time this year, we had it
from his hood and an army hospital in michigan. he was a legislative hero, progressive democrat with republican colleagues for the good of his country. in 1968, when the country was striven by racism and divided by war, he called the nation's mayors than eloquent keynote address before the democratic national convention in chicago. daniel inouye advocated for the rights of all americans regardless of the color of their skin but for what the religion was, he was the first chairman on intelligence. he served a distinction is chairman of the commerce committee and the appropriations committee. during the indian affairs committee he turned into quite committing to a powerful voice for native populations across this great country. remarkably dan served more than 34 years with his best friend, elite republican senator, ted stevens of alaska on the defensive perp rations to committee. their friendship is close working relationship stands as an example of the remarkable things to senators can accomplish when they set political party aside. to gather where a formidable force in support o
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